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  1. On Sociological Biographies (2008). Social Aspects of Science. Annals of Science 65 (3).score: 444.0
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  2. Noretta Koertge & Philip Kitcher (2000). Metaphilosophy and the History of the Philosophy of Science-Philosophy and the Social Aspects of Scientific Inquiry: Moving On From the Science Wars-Reviving the Sociology of Science. Philosophy of Science 67 (3).score: 444.0
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  3. Maurice P. Crosland & P. Bret (1998). Reviews: Social Aspects of Science; Religion-Studies in the Culture of Science in France and Britain Since the Enlightenment. [REVIEW] Annals of Science 55 (4):430-432.score: 444.0
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  4. Donald MacKenzie (1986). Why "the Social Aspects of Science and Technology" is Not Just an Optional Extra. Acm Sigcas Computers and Society 15 (4):2-6.score: 435.0
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  5. I. T. Frolov (1988). On the Perspectives of Research Into the Philosophical and Social Aspects of Science and Technology. Dialectics and Humanism 15 (3-4).score: 435.0
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  6. Steven M. Flipse, Maarten C. A. Sanden & Patricia Osseweijer (2013). The Why and How of Enabling the Integration of Social and Ethical Aspects in Research and Development. Science and Engineering Ethics 19 (3):703-725.score: 432.0
    New and Emerging Science and Technology (NEST) based innovations, e.g. in the field of Life Sciences or Nanotechnology, frequently raise societal and political concerns. To address these concerns NEST researchers are expected to deploy socially responsible R&D practices. This requires researchers to integrate social and ethical aspects (SEAs) in their daily work. Many methods can facilitate such integration. Still, why and how researchers should and could use SEAs remains largely unclear. In this paper we aim to relate (...)
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  7. Steven M. Flipse, Maarten Ca van der Sanden & Patricia Osseweijer (2013). The Why and How of Enabling the Integration of Social and Ethical Aspects in Research and Development. Science and Engineering Ethics 19 (3):703-725.score: 432.0
    New and Emerging Science and Technology (NEST) based innovations, e.g. in the field of Life Sciences or Nanotechnology, frequently raise societal and political concerns. To address these concerns NEST researchers are expected to deploy socially responsible R&D practices. This requires researchers to integrate social and ethical aspects (SEAs) in their daily work. Many methods can facilitate such integration. Still, why and how researchers should and could use SEAs remains largely unclear. In this paper we aim to relate (...)
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  8. Alan Irwin (2003). Science, Social Theory and Public Knowledge. Open University Press.score: 426.0
    How might social theory, public understanding of science and science policy best inform one another? What have been the key features of science-society relations in the modern world? How are we to re-think science-society relations in the context of globalization, hybridity and changing patterns of governance? This topical and unique book draws together the three key perspectives on science-society relations: public understanding of science, scientific and public governance, and social theory. The book (...)
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  9. W. Christopher Stewart (1991). Social and Economic Aspects of Peirce's Conception of Science. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 27 (4):501 - 526.score: 405.0
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  10. Malcolm Jack (1978). Social Science and the Ignoble Savage, And: The Concept of Benevolence: Aspects of Eighteenth-Century Moral Philosophy (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 16 (1):110-112.score: 405.0
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  11. Lester F. Ward (1896). Ethical Aspects of Social Science. International Journal of Ethics 6 (4):441-456.score: 405.0
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  12. Paul R. Ehrlich (1978). Sociopolitical Aspects of Biology Biology as a Social Weapon The Ann Arbor Science for the People Editorial Collective. BioScience 28 (6):403-403.score: 405.0
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  13. Edgar Zilsel (2000). The Social Origins of Modern Science. Kluwer Academic Publishers.score: 405.0
    The most outstanding feature of this book is that here, for the first time, is made available in a single volume all the important historical essays Edgar Zilsel (1891-1944) published during WWII on the emergence of modern science. This edition also contains one previously unpublished essay and an extended version of an essay published earlier. In these essays, Zilsel developed the now famous thesis, named after him, that science came into being when, in the late Middle Ages, the (...)
     
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  14. Sheila Jasanoff (ed.) (2004). States of Knowledge: The Co-Production of Science and Social Order. Routledge.score: 396.0
    In the past twenty years, the field of science and technology studies (S&TS) has made considerable progress toward illuminating the relationship between scientific knowledge and political power. These insights have not yet been synthesized or presented in a form that systematically highlights the connections between S&TS and other social sciences. This timely collection of essays by some of the leading scholars in the field attempts to fill that gap. The book develops the theme of "co-production", showing how scientific (...)
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  15. Michael Lynch (1993). Scientific Practice and Ordinary Action: Ethnomethodology and Social Studies of Science. Cambridge University Press.score: 396.0
    Philosophers, historians, and sociologists of science have grown interested in the daily practices of scientists. Recent studies have drawn linkages between scientific innovations and more ordinary procedures, craft skills, and sources of sponsorship. These studies dispute the idea that science is the application of a unified method or the outgrowth of a progressive history of ideas. This book critically reviews arguments and empirical studies in two areas of sociology that have played a significant role in the 'sociological turn' (...)
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  16. Massimiano Bucchi (2004). Science in Society: An Introduction to Social Studies of Science. Routledge.score: 396.0
    The world around us has been shaped by science and man's relationship to it, and in recent years sociologists have been increasingly preoccupied with the latter. In Science in Society , Massimiano Bucchi provides a brief and approachable introduction to this sociological issue. Without assuming any scientific background, Bucchi provides clear summaries of all the major theoretical positions within the sociology of science, using many fascinating examples to illustrate them. Theories covered include Thomas Kuhn's theory of scientific (...)
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  17. Steven Yearley (2005). Making Sense of Science: Understanding the Social Study of Science. Sage Publications.score: 396.0
    `Fluid, readable and accessible ... I found the overall quality of the book to be excellent. It provides an overview of major (and preceding) developments in the field of science studies. It examines landmark works, authors, concepts and approaches ... I will certainly use this book as one of the course texts' Eileen Crist, Associate Professor, Science & Technology in Society, Virginia Tech Science is at the heart of contemporary society and is therefore central to the (...) sciences. Yet science studies has often encountered resistance from social scientists. This book attempts to remedy this by giving the most extensive, thorough and best argued account of the field and explaining to social scientists why science matters to them. This is a landmark book that demystifies science studies and successfully bridges the divide between social theory and the sociology of science. Illustrated with relevant, illuminating examples, it provides the ideal guide to science studies and social theory. (shrink)
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  18. Ross Abbinnett (1998). Truth and Social Science: From Hegel to Deconstruction. Sage Publications.score: 396.0
    The noble aim of sociologists to "tell the truth" has sometimes involved ignoble assumptions about human beings. In this major discussion of truth in the social science, Ross Abbinnett traces the debate on truth from the "objectifying powers" of Kant through more than 200 years of critique and reformulation to the unraveling of truth by Lyotard, Foucault, and Derrida. Truth and Social Science gives students an exciting and accessible guide to the main sociological treatments of truth (...)
     
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  19. Mary Jo Nye (2011). Michael Polanyi and His Generation: Origins of the Social Construction of Science. The University of Chicago Press.score: 396.0
    Scientific culture in Europe and the refugee generation -- Germany and Weimar Berlin as the City of Science -- Origins of a social perspective: doing physical chemistry in Weimar Berlin -- Chemical dynamics and social dynamics in Berlin and Manchester -- Liberalism and the economic foundations of the "Republic of Science" -- Scientific freedom and the social functions of science -- Political foundations of the philosophies of science of Popper, Kuhn, and Polanyi -- (...)
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  20. J. M. Ziman (1968). Public Knowledge: An Essay Concerning the Social Dimension of Science. London, Cambridge U.P..score: 369.0
    In this 1974 book a practising scientist and gifted expositor sets forth an exciting point of view on the nature of science and how it works.
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  21. Arnoldo K. Ventura (2003). A Natural Scientist and a Social Scientist Explore the Dilemma of Science. Ian Randle Publishers.score: 369.0
    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AND THE REDUCTION OF POVERTY If you treat an individual as he is, he will stay that way, but if you treat him as if he were what he ...
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  22. J. M. Ziman (1981). Puzzles, Problems, and Enigmas: Occasional Pieces on the Human Aspects of Science. Cambridge University Press.score: 369.0
    A discussion of the human side of science, originally published in 1981.
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  23. Michael Lynch (ed.) (2012). Science and Technology Studies: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences. Routledge.score: 360.0
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  24. Bernard Barber (1978). Science and the Social Order. Greenwood Press.score: 360.0
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  25. Margareta Bertilsson (1978). Towards a Social Reconstruction of Science Theory: Peirce's Theory of Inquiry, and Beyond. Bokcaféet (Distr.)].score: 360.0
     
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  26. Stephen Bodington (1978). Science and Social Action. Allison and Busby.score: 360.0
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  27. E. H. S. Burhop (1975). The Social Future of Science. Birkbeck College.score: 360.0
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  28. F. R. Jevons (1973). Science Observed; Science as a Social and Intellectual Activity. London,Allen & Unwin.score: 360.0
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  29. Wolfgang Krohn, Edwin T. Layton & Peter Weingart (eds.) (1978). The Dynamics of Science and Technology: Social Values, Technical Norms, and Scientific Criteria in the Development of Knowledge. D. Reidel Pub. Co..score: 360.0
  30. M. J. Mulkay (1972). The Social Process of Innovation: A Study in the Sociology of Science. London,Macmillan.score: 360.0
     
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  31. Jayant Vishnu Narlikar, Indu Banga & Chhanda Gupta (eds.) (1992). Philosophy of Science: Perspectives From Natural and Social Sciences. Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers.score: 360.0
     
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  32. Veikko Pietilä (1981). Social Practice and the Development of Science. Research Institute for Social Sciences, University of Tampere.score: 360.0
     
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  33. Helmut Steiner & J. D. Bernal (eds.) (1989). J.D. Bernal's the Social Function of Science, 1939-1989. Akademie-Verlag.score: 360.0
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  34. Roy Wallis (ed.) (1979). On the Margins of Science: The Social Construction of Rejected Knowledge. University of Keele.score: 360.0
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  35. Steven Yearley (1988). Science, Technology, and Social Change. Unwin Hyman.score: 360.0
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  36. Martin Bridgstock (ed.) (1998). Science, Technology, and Society: An Introduction. Cambridge University Press.score: 306.0
    This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the human, social and economic aspects of science and technology. It examines a broad range of issues from a variety of perspectives, using examples and experiences from Australia and around the world. The authors present complex issues in an accessible and engaging form. Topics include the responsibilities of scientists, ethical dilemmas and controversies, the Industrial Revolution, economic issues, public policy, and science and technology in developing countries. The book ends (...)
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  37. Richard Whitley (2000). The Intellectual and Social Organization of the Sciences. Oxford University Press.score: 288.0
    Increasing attention is paid in the social sciences and management studies to the constitution and claims of different theories, perspectives, and "paradigms." This book is one of the most respected and robust analyses of these issues. For this new paperback edition Richard Whitley--a leading figure in European business education--has written a new introduction which addresses the particular epistemological issues of business management studies.
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  38. Andrew Pickering (ed.) (1992). Science as Practice and Culture. University of Chicago Press.score: 270.0
    Science as Practice and Culture explores one of the newest and most controversial developments within the rapidly changing field of science studies: the move toward studying scientific practice--the work of doing science--and the associated move toward studying scientific culture, understood as the field of resources that practice operates in and on. Andrew Pickering has invited leading historians, philosophers, sociologists, and anthropologists of science to prepare original essays for this volume. The essays range over the physical and (...)
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  39. Stephen Cole (1992). Making Science: Between Nature and Society. Harvard University Press.score: 270.0
    In Making Science, Cole shows how social variables and cognitive variables interact in the evaluation of frontier knowledge.
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  40. Martin Carrier, Don Howard & Janet A. Kourany (2008). The Challenge of the Social and the Pressure of Practice: Science and Values Revisited. University of Pittsburgh Press.score: 270.0
    ISBN-13: 978-0-8229-4317-4 (cloth : alk. paper) ISBN-10: 0-8229-4317-4 (cloth : alk. paper) 1. Science — Philosophy. 2. ScienceSocial aspects. 3. Values. 4. Science and civilization. I. Carrier, Martin. II. Howard, Don, professor. III. Kourany ...
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  41. Leonard Goodwin (1962). The Historical-Philosophical Basis for Uniting Social Science with Social Problem-Solving. Philosophy of Science 29 (4):377-392.score: 270.0
    Social scientific development has been greatly influenced by Galilean-Newtonian thought which emphasized formulation of abstract hypotheses valid throughout all time and space and independent of human characteristics. This influence has resulted in an artificial hiatus between social science and social problem-solving. Dissolution of certain Galilean-Newtonian assumptions has opened the way for integrating aspects of another stream of thought, the Hegelian-Marxian one, into the social scientific endeavor. Hegelian-Marxian thought emphasizes the individual becoming self-conscious of, and (...)
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  42. Kostas Kampourakis & William McComas (2010). Charles Darwin and Evolution: Illustrating Human Aspects of Science. [REVIEW] Science and Education 19 (6-8):637-654.score: 270.0
    Recently, the nature of science (NOS) has become recognized as an important element within the K-12 science curriculum. Despite differences in the ultimate lists of recommended aspects, a consensus is emerging on what specific NOS elements should be the focus of science instruction and inform textbook writers and curriculum developers. In this article, we suggest a contextualized, explicit approach addressing one core NOS aspect: the human aspects of science that include the domains of creativity, (...)
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  43. Stuart S. Blume (ed.) (1987). The Social Direction of the Public Sciences: Causes and Consequences of Co-Operation Between Scientists and Non-Scientific Groups. Sold and Distributed in the U.S.A. And Canada by Kluwer Academic.score: 270.0
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  44. Gili S. Drori (ed.) (2003). Science in the Modern World Polity: Institutionalization and Globalization. Stanford University Press.score: 270.0
    This book presents empirical studies of the rise, expansion, and influence of scientific discourse and organization throughout the world, over the past century. Using quantitative cross-national data, it shows the impact of this scientized world polity on national societies. It examines how this world scientific system and national reflections of it have influenced a wide variety of institutional spheres—the economy, political systems, human rights, environmentalism, and organizational reforms. The authors argue that the triumph of science across social domains (...)
     
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  45. M. P. Gapochka (1975). The Unity of Social and Scientific Progress Under Socialism: 250th Anniversary of the Ussr Academy of Sciences. "Social Sciences Today" Editorial Board.score: 270.0
  46. Michael D. Gose (2006). Getting Reel: A Social Science Perspective on Film. Cambria Press.score: 264.0
    This book is an easy-to-read, fun and provocative discussion of how to understand, appreciate, and evaluate film. Written by professor and film guru Michael Gose, the book is loved by students and moviegoers alike.
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  47. Sergio Sismondo (2004). An Introduction to Science and Technology Studies. Blackwell Pub..score: 261.0
    The prehistory of science and technology studies -- The Kuhnian revolution -- Questioning functionalism in the sociology of science -- Stratification and discrimination -- The strong programme and the sociology of knowledge -- The social construction of scientific and technical realities -- Feminist epistemologies of science -- Actor-network theory -- Two questions concerning technology -- Studying laboratories -- Controversies -- Standardization and objectivity -- Rhetoric and discourse -- The unnaturalness of science and technology -- The (...)
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  48. Todd A. Grantham (2000). Evolutionary Epistemology, Social Epistemology, and the Demic Structure of Science. Biology and Philosophy 15 (3):443-463.score: 261.0
    One of the principal difficulties in assessing Science as aProcess (Hull 1988) is determining the relationship between the various elements of Hull's theory. In particular, it is hard to understand precisely how conceptual selection is related to Hull's account of the social dynamics of science. This essay aims to clarify the relation between these aspects of his theory by examining his discussion of the``demic structure'' of science. I conclude that the social account cando significant (...)
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  49. Bruno Latour (1987). Science in Action: How to Follow Scientists and Engineers Through Society. Harvard University Press.score: 261.0
    In this book Bruno Latour brings together these different approaches to provide a lively and challenging analysis of science, demonstrating how social context ...
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  50. Philip Kitcher (2001). Science, Truth, and Democracy. Oxford University Press.score: 261.0
    Striving to boldly redirect the philosophy of science, this book by renowned philosopher Philip Kitcher examines the heated debate surrounding the role of science in shaping our lives. Kitcher explores the sharp divide between those who believe that the pursuit of scientific knowledge is always valuable and necessary--the purists--and those who believe that it invariably serves the interests of people in positions of power. In a daring turn, he rejects both perspectives, working out a more realistic image (...)
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